Black men are incarcerated at six times the rate of white men: Approximate number of men in jail or prison per 100,000 population by race and ethnicity, 2014

Incarceration rate 
All 890
White 465
Black 2724
Hispanic 1091

Note: The figure includes only prisoners with sentences of 1 year or more and excludes those awaiting trial and those with sentences of less than 1 year.

Source: E. Ann Carson, Prisoners in 2014, U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, September 2015, Table 10

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